May 08, 2021  
In Progress 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
In Progress 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning

1086 Seaton Hall
Fax:  785-532-6722

Department Head:

Stephanie Rolley

Graduate Faculty:

Kirby Barrett, MLA, Kansas State University
*Anne Beamish, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Blake M. Belanger, MLA, University of Colorado at Denver
Jessica Canfield, MLA, Harvard Graduate School of Design
*Huston Gibson, Ph.D., Florida State University
Sara Hadavi, Ph.D., University of Illinois
Howard Hahn, MA, Kansas State University
Jon Hunt, MA, University of Colorado at Denver
Md Shakil bin Kashem, Ph.D., University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
*Hyung Jin Kim, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
*Timothy D. Keane, Ph.D., University of Michigan
*John W. Keller, Ph.D., Rutgers University
Katie Kingery-Page, MLA, Kansas State University
Gregory Newmark, Ph.D., University of California
Susmita Rishi, Ph.D., University of Washington
*Stephanie A. Rolley, MCP, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
*Lee R. Skabelund, MLA, University of Michigan
La Barbara James Wigfall, MCRP, Harvard University
Leslie Wren, MLA, North Carolina State University

*Denotes graduate faculty that are certified to serve as the major professor for doctoral students

Graduate Faculty Associate:

Summer Lewis, M.I.S., University of Queensland
Christy Rodriguez, M.U.P., Texas A&M
Andrew Willis, J.D., Ave Maria School of Law

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning offers a professional master of landscape architecture degree and a master of regional and community planning degree. The master of landscape architecture and master of regional and community planning are offered to non-baccalaureate as well as post-baccalaureate students. Both the non-baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate masters’ degrees are accredited by their respective professional accrediting agencies. Graduates of the programs are in demand throughout the country in private practice, governmental service, and academic setting.

The department also offers an online master of science degree in community development. The community development master’s degree program provides the skills, information and networks needed to facilitate sustainable and prosperous community change. It equips practitioners with the tools necessary to build a community in the 21st Century.



Master of Landscape Architecture

Master of Regional and Community Planning

Master of Science

Graduate Certificate


Community Development

Landscape Architecture

Regional and Community Planning

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